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Insurance update: breast implant scandal; brokers' duties and coverage; limitation of liability by professionals

Mills & Reeve's inaugral issue of Covernote provides a comprehensive round-up of all the news and issues affecting the insurance industry. Examined in this edition are potential defendants to breast implant claims; brokers' duties and coverage; breach of trust in lender claims; and much more.

Law Firm: Mills & Reeve | Published: 23 March 2012 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

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Contracts with consumers - how to avoid a sting in the tail

Retailers should be aware that whether they are providing or receiving goods or services, it is best to ensure that when dealing with exclusion and/or limitation of liability clauses the issue of reasonableness is expressly covered in their contracts. Shoosmiths provides a number of drafting tips.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 16 March 2012 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

Rating: 6 people found this useful

Waste electronics get a recharge: European directives bring widespread changes for producers and exporters

It's all change for producers of electronic goods as the European Council amends the rules for "waste electrical and electronic equipment" and "restriction of hazardous substances". Member states will have 18 months from the date of publication of the revised directive to adopt the measures.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 28 February 2012 | Practice Area: Consumer Protection

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Life after breach: a brief guide to the exclusion of liability clause

The exclusion of liability clause is often the first thing lawyers turn to when reviewing a commercial contract, yet one of the last issues to get resolved. This briefing considers how the courts have been interpreting exclusion clauses, particularly on direct and indirect losses.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 04 November 2011 | Practice Area: Product Liability and Labelling

Rating: 19 people found this useful

Legal Week Web Seminar: Setting the scene on e-Discovery

This webinar, supported by Symantec, highlights the legal e-discovery landscape, utilizing data and opinion from a recent survey of over 5,000 lawyers across 10 countries. The expert panel offers practical advice and guidance on developing and implementing well considered strategies.

Law Firm: Symantec | Published: 26 July 2011 | Practice Area: Statutory Duty and Liability

Rating: 4 people found this useful

Dispute resolution clauses: mitigating the fallout

Often the first time parties look at dispute resolution clauses is when the relationship has deteriorated beyond repair. This briefing from Wragge & Co answers questions including: What is appropriate dispute resolution? How long can it take? And am I bound by the decision?

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 06 July 2011 | Practice Area: Statutory Duty and Liability

Getting across the line - when can an employer dismiss an employee fairly?

A worker who dressed as a snail to crawl the London marathon was reportedly sacked for failing to raise enough money. Although this seems like a harsh response, it is not a foregone conclusion that he would win a claim of unfair dismissal. Shoosmiths considers the requirements for a fair dismissal.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 21 June 2011 | Practice Area: Statutory Duty and Liability

Rating: 13 people found this useful

Let's settle this once and for all - Part 36 V Calderbank offers

It is easy to feel on the edge of an abyss when a claim form listing your company as a defendant arrives on your doorstep or if you believe an existing dispute has to go through the courts in order to reach a conclusion. This briefing from Shoosmiths identifies two key escape routes to settle cases

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 16 June 2011 | Practice Area: Statutory Duty and Liability

Rating: 7 people found this useful

Force majeure - commercial aftershocks of the Japanese earthquake

The Japanese earthquake and tsunami was a disaster of Biblical proportions. The 9.0 magnitude earthquake is the largest in Japan since modern instrumental recordings began 130 years ago. In this briefing, Paul Hastings looks at the commercial fall out and the long-term impact for the country.

Law Firm: Paul Hastings | Published: 15 June 2011 | Practice Area: Statutory Duty and Liability

Rating: 5 people found this useful

Major product liability law change for manufacturers in Korea

There was a recent legislative proposal to amend the Korean Product Liability Act, raising serious implications for all manufacturers conducting business in Korea. Kim & Chang reports.

Law Firm: Kim & Chang | Published: 06 May 2011 | Practice Area: Central Government

Rating: 1 person found this useful

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